About PIF Riders
Who is the PIF Group?
The PIF (Paying It Forward) idea came from the
Pay It Forward. To pay it forward, simply put, is to have been
helped at some point, and put in the position to help someone else.
We are a collection of motorcycle enthusiast that have come together
to build a PIF network. Helping people is not an original idea, but
we have taken part in other events that have helped other people,
and in a sense started a PIF network without even knowing it. Some
of the stories of past events we've done you can read
here. We will be updating this website to share our new stories,
and pictures. We would like to entice you in taking part as well.
Know matter how big or small, the feeling you get in returned is
unbelievable. There are many ways to help out different charities,
and organizations, but this is one place where you can see the end
results of your efforts. Each year we gather in fellowship meeting
new friends and old. We all like to ride, visit beautiful areas,
have a good time, and help someone out. Take some time and read
about some of the events from the past, and come be a part of the
events in the future.
Our first effort,
Hines Wing effort, was an event that comes along once or twice
in a lifetime. The out pour was so tremendous that in personal
donations alone we raised $10,800 in 5 weeks. We had over 100 people
and riders from all over the USA join us in Ohio for the
Since then we had 2 "reunions" and raised some
money for various causes. The
first reunion we helped out a new start up Battered Women's
Shelter in Camdenton Missouri. We picked that area because that is
where we gathered. The
second reunion was in the same area, and we raised money to help
out a lady with cancer that couldn't afford to put gas in her car to
go to the doctor, and had to rely on friends for transportation.
During that 3 year period of time we called
ourselves the Hines Wing Group,
but felt we should leave that name alone, and make is more generic,
therefore we now call ourselves the PIF Group. We had our
in 2005 as the PIF Group at Shawnee State Park in Ohio. Our goal is
to help a complete stranger in need, that doesn't know us, and try
and put that person spiritually in a position to "Pay It Forward" to
help some one else out down the road, just like in the movie.
To read up on how the Hines Wing started,
please click the Hines
Wing Event link.
The Hines Wing Event